The 26th annual Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence (OHAE) - Call for Entries begins in August 2020. The deadline to submit your project is November 13, 2020. 

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Recognizing the Best in Residential Construction and Design.

Now in its 26th year, the OHAE's recognize the best builders, renovators, and designs throughout the Okanagan Valley. From bathroom and kitchen renovations to sprawling estates, OHAE award winners highlight some of the best new homes and renovations across Canada. 

Entry is limited to members of the Canadian Home Builders' Association. 

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New This Year

Enhanced Focus on Energy Efficiency

With the implementation of the BC Energy Step Code, housing is going increasingly green. The Canadian Home Builders' - Central Okanagan recognizes these changes, and will place an increased emphasis on homes being built with energy efficiency in mind during judging.  Applicants are encouraged to submit documentation supporting their efforts in energy efficiency at time of submission. 

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New This Year

Best New Small-Scale Home up to 1000 sq. ft.

With the landscape of residential housing changing, this award has been introduced to recognize the importance of design and use of space while still providing a comfortable home to live in. 


It Takes Trust

Whether it's your dream home, or just your dream kitchen, the key to any good project is trust.
Watch as we discuss with local residential builders 'What it Takes to Be a Home Builder'.


See the 2020 Winners

Our 2020 Winners will take your breath away. View the gallery of award-winning submissions from 2019. 


See the Winners

Thank You to Our Sponsors

The CHBA-CO would like to acknowledge the community partners that make these awards possible.

Platinum Sponsors

Beach Radio

Community Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

Home Hardware Kelowna

Silver Sponsers


Bronze Sponsers


Patrongage Support

Trail Appliances